Laura & Juan :: A Classic Waldorf Astoria Wedding

It’s safe to say I probably started planning Laura’s big day in my mind the minute I met her. And yet, this classic Waldorf Astoria wedding was beyond my wildest dreams. I could not stop taking pictures and wished the day would last a week… at least! I had a hard time editing them because I spent hours pouring my heart over every single image and perfecting it like painter perfects his masterpiece. And when it came down to choosing images for the blog… well, I cried. It was like picking favorites from your children! I will add just one more thing before letting their story unfold. You will probably notice more black and whites that ever. I adore black and white photographs and to me the color would just steal away the beauty of these timeless moments. I edit with my heart and that’s what it told me…

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A sweet moment with mom. How beautiful is this family? Inside and out!

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 Seal it with a kiss and off to the ceremony we go!

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Laura was escorted down the aisle by dashing brother, Gabriel.

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My favorite part of the day – the mariachi!!!

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To honor their father, Laura & Gabriel danced on the beautiful Somewhere Over the Rainbow… and I cried the entire song!

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Laura & Juan, I truly hope you will see the love that went into each image captured on your wedding day.

Many thanks to all the amazing vendors that made this beautiful wedding picture perfect:

Ceremony Venue: Madonna de la Strada Loyola

Reception Venue: The Waldorf Astoria

Wedding Dress: Monique Lhuillier

Hair: Lauren Logan

Makeup: Nicole Jacob

Florist: Exquisite Designs